COUNCIL: Keystone, June 4, 2020

CITY OF KEYSTONE COUNCIL PROCEEDING

June 4, 2020

The regular meeting of the Keystone City Council was held Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 6:00 pm. Roll Call members present: K.Janss, Kaiser and Upah; Behrens was in attendance via Zoom Video Conference. Absent: Kruse. Also Present: Via Zoom Video Conference Rodney Kleitsch, Southlaw P.C., Jennifer Zhardnik, City Attorney, Steve Vargason, Keystone Resident, Jamey Clemann, Keystone EMS and Dave Monson, City Superintendent, attended at the City Hall. Mayor, Erin Janss called the meeting to order.

Correction made to the May 2020 minutes: Rodney Kleitsch, Southlaw PC addressed the Mayor and council asking for an extension of 30 days on behalf of his client on the property at 218 Railroad Street. Motion made by Upah, second by Kruse to grant the extension. Motion carried. Aye: Behrens, Janss, Kruse and Upah. Nay: Kaiser.

Motion made by Behrens, second by Upah to approve the May 2020 minutes. Motion carried. All voted aye.

Motion made by Kaiser, second by Janss to approve the May 2020 Treasurer Report. Motion carried. All voted aye.

Motion made by Janss, second by Behrens to approve a building permit for Todd Garretson, 94 3rd Avenue for a 10×20 house expansion. Motion carried. All voted aye.

Motion made by Upah, second by Janss to approve a building permit for Steve Vargason, 95 3rd Avenue to erect a 14×22 garage. Motion carried. All voted aye.

Motion made by Kaiser, second by Janss to approve the replacement of 3 new fire hydrants. Motion carried. All voted aye.

Motion made by Kaiser, second by Upah to approve a bid from Scharnweber to convert the shop lights to LED. Motion carried. All voted aye.

Rodney Kleitsch, Southlaw P.C. discussed with the Mayor and Council requesting another extension for his client on the property at 218 Railroad Street for a significant completion by August 1, 2020. Motion made by Upah, second by Janss to grant the extension. Motion carried. Aye: Behrens, Janss, Upah. Nay: Kaiser.

Motion made by Janss, second by Kaiser to approve the bills as read. Motion carried. All voted aye.

AAA Pest Control – inspection 250.00
Absolute Science-virtual show 350.00
Alliant-electric 2711.88
Atkins Lumber-supplies 373.44
Benton County Auditor-law enforcement 1625.00
Benton County Solid Waste-Landfill/tipping 5240.40
Blank Park Zoo-virtual program 80.00
Brown Supply-pipe 72.00
Cardmember Services-library cc 336.78
City of Keystone-reimb SR 354.24
Conoco-fuel 175.36
Des Moines Register-publications 455.30
Federal Tax Withholding- 1897.14
Furler, Rick-trip charge/license 600.00
Gahring Machine-repair 190.49
Heitmann, Will-labor 1860.00
Hupfeld Stump Removal-remove trees 1700.00
Hydrants Unlimited-testing 340.00
IPERS- 1382.98
Ingram-books 547.18
Iowa Finance Authority-loan repay 167740.93
Iowa One Call-locates 44.20
Iowa Prision Industries 29.95
J&R Enterprises-gb pu 3593.10
KSZ Law-legal services 37.00
Keystone Communications-phones 397.31
Keystone Labs-testing 314.50
Keystone Resident-reimb wt dp 350.00
Knaack Lawn Care-grading/seeding 195.00
Monson, Dave-reimb bill 32.78
Paulsen Automotive – service 603.43
Pippert Hardware-supplies 1301.35
Sandry Fire Supply-testing 461.25
Scharnweber, Inc-service 2596.50
Staples-supplies 73.42
US Postmaster-postage 95.55
Total 198408.46

The next regular council meeting will be July 9, 2020 at 6pm.

Motion made by Kaiser, second by Upah, to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. All voted aye.

Erin G. Janss, Mayor
Angie Hagen, City Clerk

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